Looking for some fun games and activities for kindergarten students to keep little ones occupied — and learning — at home? Check these out!

Fun learning games and activities for kindergarten

  1. Create a personalized placemat

    Writing activity: This activity will help your kindergartner build reading and writing skills.

  2. Sorting beans

    Math activity: By sorting and categorizing beans, your kindergartner will begin to build math and problem-solving skills.

  3. Amazing bubbles

    Science activity: This fun activity engages your child’s curiosity and builds observation skills, which will become important as your child studies science.

  4. Telling tales

    Reading activity: By sharing family stories, you will reinforce an understanding of family and how things are similar or different from generation to generation. This provides a building block for studying social studies.

  5. Making hieroglyphics

    History activity: By delving into the art of ancient Egypt, you’ll be giving your child a glimpse of art history.

  6. Letters in clay

    Writing activity: Forming letters out of clay is a fun and easy art project that gives kids a hands-on feel for learning handwriting.

  7. Create a name book

    Reading activity: Using a computer and a camera, your kindergartner can learn basic computer skills by making this name book. Once the book is complete, they can read it over and over, and practice their reading skills.

  8. Make a personalized bookmark

    Writing activity: This easy project will help your child begin to learn the letters of the alphabet, and how to spell her name.

  9. Make music in a kitchen Band

    Math activity: Banging pots and pans, and beating on an oatmeal tin can teach the basics of finding the musical beat.

  10. Counting coins

    Math activity: By counting pennies, nickels and dimes, your child will learn how to count by ones, fives, and 10s.

  11. Make a story map

    Reading activity: Have your child make a story map to sequence the beginning, middle and end of a story.

  12. Shape walk

    Math activity: Go outside with your child and look for shapes.

  13. The “scents” of smell

    Science activity: Have your child explore the sense of smell by having her guess different scents.

  14. Letter collage

    Reading activity: In this activity your child explores letter sounds by making a collage.

  15. Word family flip book

    Reading activity: Have your child create this fun flip book to practice reading.

  16. Make your own wrapping Paper

    Art activity: Try printmaking to make your own wrapping paper!

  17. Fruit fractions

    Math activity: Here’s a clever and tasty way to review fractions with your child.

  18. Make a storytelling board

    Reading activity: In this activity your child acts out a story with a hand-made storyboard.

  19. Living things and nonliving objects

    Science activity: Have your child find living things and nonliving objects.

  20. Name puzzle

    Writing activity: In this activity your child makes a puzzle that helps her spell and recognize her name.

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